Is it just me or does Christmas Day feel like a bit of an anti-climax? For weeks we have been fretting, planning, cooking, cleaning, chopping, wrapping, flapping and then all of a sudden it’s all over. Done. Finished. Huge effort has been put in to ensure that everything is festive and perfect, so it shouldContinue reading “The Christmas Day Anti-Climax: 6 Tips to help you avoid the ‘Festive Slump’”
When it comes to sharing chocolate, there are tiers of acceptability.
Am I a bad person to feel overwhelming relief that COVID-19 restrictions have gifted me the Christmas I was longing for?
As a man in his 20s he survived with a can of Lynx, wet-look hair gel and a bottle of YSL Kouros aftershave (something that always pissed me off because an ex-girlfriend bought him some and he continues to wear the fragrance for years!).
You can leave the house in the morning fuzz free, but that night, or in the harsh glare of the light in the ladies loo at work, you will spot a great big dark, thick hair sprouting from your chin or neck. I can grow facial hair faster than my husband!
Darth Vader, Supreme Commander of the Imperial Fleet and Dark Lord of the Sith, lay motionless on the floor. His end was swift and brutal. No mercy was shown by his assailant, a 4 year old Springer Spaniel called Bradley. Another dog toy bites the dust. When you decide to buy a puppy or giveContinue reading “King Kong: Why do so many dog toys fail to pass the wag test?”
As many as 8 out of 10 people have got one … I’ve got one right now! They can give you a feeling of dread when their name pops up on your phone. They can leave you feeling emotionally drained as you deal with their life dramas, but they don’t give a shit about yours.Continue reading “Toxic Friends: Time to spring clean your dysfunctional relationships?”
COVID-19 restrictions may have put paid to any organised Fireworks displays for 2020, but our playlist will get your socially-distanced, limited-guest party off with a bang!
I can overthink things, clench my jaw until it hurts, grind my teeth, talk in my sleep, sense knots in my stomach, feel anxious and sometimes overwhelmed. Luckily, not all at the same time mind you, but it will be an extremely rare day not to feel at least one of these sensations. You knowContinue reading “It’s Time to Take Your Chill Pill”
I’m new to all this gin lark, if I’m totally honest. I wasn’t really interested. Wine is more my thing – I definitely know what I like when it comes to wine. I even go to those wine tasting evenings at my local Majestic now and then, and if I’m honest I feel a littleContinue reading “G&T Taste Testing by a Gin Virgin (Part 1)”